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Phase change data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus338.KN/AKuchhal, Shukla, et al., 1979Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.25 K; TRC
Tfus338.3KN/ADavies and Kybett, 1965Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.8 K; TRC
Tfus339.2KN/AShulman, Formo, et al., 1961Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
Tfus344.7KN/AScholl and Morrison, 1954Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
Tfus338.5KN/ABecker and Strating, 1940Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap125.9 ± 0.8kJ/molCGCNichols, Kweskin, et al., 2006AC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltasub218. ± 4.kJ/molVDavies and Kybett, 1965ALS
Deltasub223. ± 3.8kJ/molN/ADavies and Kybett, 1965AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
83.5503.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 488. - 653. K.; AC
83.4508.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 493. - 648. K.; AC
118.9348.MEStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 339. - 358. K. See also Davies and Kybett, 1965.; AC

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
218. ± 3.8332.MEDavies and Kybett, 1965Based on data from 327. - 341. K. See also Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
43.6336.6DSCVentol«65533», Calvet, et al., 2004AC
43.6336.6N/AVentolà, Ramírez, et al., 2002AC
73.72338.2N/Avan Miltenburg, Oonk, et al., 2001AC

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Kuchhal, Shukla, et al., 1979
Kuchhal, Y.K.; Shukla, R.N.; Biswas, A.B., Differential thermal analysis of n-long chain alcohols and corresponding alkoxy ethanols, Thermochimica Acta, 1979, 31, 1, 61-70, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(79)80008-8 . [all data]

Davies and Kybett, 1965
Davies, M.; Kybett, B., Sublimation and vaporization heats of long-chain alcohols, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1965, 61, 1608. [all data]

Shulman, Formo, et al., 1961
Shulman, S.; Formo, M.W.; Rheineck, A.E., Aliphatic Urethanes. Effect of Chain Length on Some Physical Properties, J. Am. Oil Chem. SOc., 1961, 38, 205-8. [all data]

Scholl and Morrison, 1954
Scholl, A.W.; Morrison, J.G., Preparation and Properties of n-nonadecyl and n-eicosyl formates, West Va. Univ. Bull., Proc. West Va Acad. Sci., 1954, 26, 35-7. [all data]

Becker and Strating, 1940
Becker, H.J.; Strating, J., Preparation of Several Crystalline Aliphatic Hydrocarbons in the Pure State, Rec. Trav. Chim., 1940, 59, 933-46. [all data]

Nichols, Kweskin, et al., 2006
Nichols, Gary; Kweskin, Sasha; Frericks, Margaret; Reiter, Sarah; Wang, Gin; Orf, Jennifer; Carvallo, Brett; Hillesheim, Dorothea; Chickos, James, Evaluation of the Vaporization, Fusion, and Sublimation Enthalpies of the 1-Alkanols: The Vaporization Enthalpy of 1-, 6-, 7-, and 9-Heptadecanol, 1-Octadecanol, 1-Eicosanol, 1-Docosanol, 1-Hexacosanol, and Cholesterol at T = 298.15 K by Correlation Gas Chromatography, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2006, 51, 2, 475-482, https://doi.org/10.1021/je0503857 . [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Ventol«65533», Calvet, et al., 2004
Ventol«65533», L.; Calvet, T.; Cuevas-Diarte, M.A.; Ram«65533»rez, M.; Oonk, H.A.J.; Mondieig, D.; Negrier, Ph., Melting behaviour in the n-alkanol family. Enthalpy?entropy compensation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2004, 6, 8, 1786, https://doi.org/10.1039/b313106h . [all data]

Ventolà, Ramírez, et al., 2002
Ventolà, L.; Ramírez, M.; Calvet, T.; Solans, X.; Cuevas-Diarte, M.A.; Negrier, P.; Mondieig, D.; van Miltenburg, J.C.; Oonk, H.A.J., Polymorphism of N -Alkanols: 1-Heptadecanol, 1-Octadecanol, 1-Nonadecanol, and 1-Eicosanol, Chem. Mater., 2002, 14, 2, 508-517, https://doi.org/10.1021/cm011010h . [all data]

van Miltenburg, Oonk, et al., 2001
van Miltenburg, J. Cees; Oonk, Harry A.J.; Ventola, Lourdes, Heat Capacities and Derived Thermodynamic Functions of 1-Octadecanol, 1-Nonadecanol, 1-Eicosanol, and 1-Docosanol between 10 K and 370 K, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2001, 46, 1, 90-97, https://doi.org/10.1021/je000048s . [all data]


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